PRESS RELEASES

THE J. M. SMUCKER COMPANY DOES NOT PURCHASE PEANUT BUTTER, PEANUTS OR PEANUT PRODUCTS FROM PEANUT CORPORATION OF AMERICA FOR ANY PRODUCTS - ALL SMUCKER'S®, JIF®, SMUCKER'S UNCRUSTABLES®, ADAMS®, AND LAURA SCUDDER® PEANUT BUTTERS ARE SAFE FOR CONSUMPTION

01/19/2009

No products made by The J. M. Smucker Company are included in the Food and Drug Administration recall of foodservice peanut butter and peanut butter products. Our peanut butter products and brands are safe for consumption, including Smucker's®, Jif®, Smucker's Uncrustables®, Adams®, Laura Scudder's®, Eagle Brand® and Pillsbury® brands.

The J. M. Smucker Company does not purchase peanuts or any ingredients from Peanut Corporation of America.

We are confident that our comprehensive product safety and quality assurance policies and procedures, which include testing for the presence of Salmonella, ensure the safety of all our products, including our peanut butter and our products containing peanut butter.

Consumers may contact 1-800-283-8915 with any questions regarding this issue.

About The J. M. Smucker Company
For more than 100 years, The J.M. Smucker Company has been committed to offering consumers quality products that help families create memorable mealtime moments. Today, Smucker is the leading marketer and manufacturer of fruit spreads, retail packaged coffee, peanut butter, shortening and oils, ice cream toppings, sweetened condensed milk, and health and natural foods beverages in North America. Its family of brands includes Smucker's®, Folgers®, Jif®, Crisco®, Pillsbury®, Eagle Brand®, R.W. Knudsen Family®, Hungry Jack®, White Lily® and Martha White® in the United States, along with Robin Hood®, Five Roses®, Carnation®, Europe's Best® and Bick's® in Canada. The Company remains rooted in the Basic Beliefs of Quality, People, Ethics, Growth and Independence established by its founder and namesake more than a century ago. Since 1998, the Company has appeared on FORTUNE Magazine's annual listing of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in the United States, ranking number one in 2004. For more information about the Company, visit www.smuckers.com.

The J.M. Smucker Company is the owner of all trademarks, except Pillsbury is a trademark of The Pillsbury Company, used under license and Carnation is a trademark of Societe des Produits Nestle S.A., used under license.

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